This Little Piggie Went To Market

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This Little Piggie Went To Market

This little piggie went to market,
This little piggie stayed home,
This little piggie had roast beef,
This little piggie had none,
And this little piggie cried, "Wee! Wee! Wee!"
All the way home.

(Use your finger to wiggle each toe starting with the biggest).

Information About This Little Piggie Went To Market

The nursery rhyme "This Little Piggy Went To Market", also known as Five Little Pigs. was 1st published in 1728. The counting, while singing this rhyme, takes place on a child's toes; on each toe a different line is read, beginning with the big toe. The bottom of a foot is usually tickled when the line "Wee... all the way home" is said.

The rhyme has featured in Warner Bros. cartoons like A Hare Grows In Manhattan and A Tale of Two Kitties.

There is a cool little book with pop-up pages and such, based on this song. You can see it on the Amazon site at: This Little Piggy.

For any further information about the song "This Little Piggie Went To Market" you may find Wikipedia helpful.

Alternative Lyrics & Related Songs

Some additional lyrics sent in from a BusSongs visitor

How I remember dear old Mommie,
Putting me to bed.
She tucked me in and said
To her little sleepy head:.

This little piggie was a bad little piggie
Who cried all the way home.
Years have passed
But it's still my favorite poem.

I hope and pray some day I'll say
To a cute little piggie of my own:
This little piggie went to market
And this little piggie stayed home.

Another fun version

This little piggie
Went to market
This little piggie
Stayed home
This little piggie
Had roast beef
This little piggie
Had none
And this little piggie cried,
"Wee, wee, wee, wee,"
All the way home.

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